"It is precisely our job as Catholics to speak the truth as plainly and precisely as we can."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Sargent Shriver on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Sargent Shriver on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Sargent Shriver on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Sargent Shriver on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Sargent Shriver on Winston Churchill
"As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it."
"Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education."
"If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society."
"Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?"
"Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight."